Welcome to the Great Falls Studios Virtual Gallery
Each month we open our doors to a new exhibit.
We hope you stop in often and enjoy the diverse talents of the artists of Great Falls Studios
The discussion occurred through a translator, but the conversation was all hers. She was interested in comparing her farm way of life with mine after I told her I was a farm boy from Wisconsin: e.g. “How many cows?” When I asked if might photograph her she paused to turn and picked one of her prized gingers which she then held out; she realized that a portrait should show more her face.
PORTRAIT OF HMONG VILLAGE WOMAN digital Photograph variable as a photograph December, 2015 Her broad smile upon my departing was both genuine and contagious!
VILLAGE WOMAN HUSKING RICE — CAMBODIA digital Photograph variable as a photograph December, 2015 Neither shy nor self-conscious, she was happy for the brief attention that she received.
PORTRAIT OF A PALONG VILLAGE WOMAN BROIDERING — THAILAND digital Photograph variable as a photograph December, 2015 Concentrating on her complex design, she paused and looked up without speaking, just long enough for one photograph.
VILLAGE CRAFTSMAN MAKING CROSSBOWS —THAILAND digital Photograph variable as a photograph December, 2015 He challenged me to dual shooting at a playing card on a post about 10 feet away. He hit the card twice; i did not do as well! He laughed thinking it very funny!
Branch Meeting Acrylic 26" x 20"
Punch and Judy Watercolor 14" x 11"
Pomegranate Watercolor on paper 15" x 11" 2016
Pomegranate 2 Watercolor on paper 12" x 9" 2016
Bald Eagles Taking a Break Photograph 18 x 24 matted and framed Jan 18, 2017 I have been photographing this pair of eagles for the past several months in Riverbend Park. They built a nest during the fall and winter, performed the necessary biological work and are now raising one or more in the nest.
Our new Flag? United Corporations of America iPhone 16" x 20" 2015 We need to have a conversation about unlimited corporate funding of our elections. Corporations are not people or states but our creating our laws and removing regulations on themselves. The former head of Exxon Rex Tillerson is now our Secretary of State. What was is called when corporations take over states?
The smiling stump iPhone 16" x 20" 2015 This tree stump is still smiling and Reminding us to protect our trees and forests from unlimited clearing of lands.
Think about the children Photography 16" x 20" 2014 Let the children play safely in neighborhoods like we used to before fear and cars took over the streets.
Comrade Trump? iPhone 18"x 12" 1/21/17 Let's investigate and get some real answers. Did Trump make a deal with Putin?
NSA vs Freedom of Speech Oil on canvas 30" x 40" 2015 Edward Snowden released NSA documents revealing mass surveillance of US Citizens. Some call him a traitor but most a hero of privacy and free speech rights.NSA vs Freedom of Speech Oil on canvas 30" x 40" 2015 Edward Snowden released NSA documents revealing mass surveillance of US Citizens. Some call him a traitor but most a hero of privacy and free speech rights.
Horse and Carriage
Oranges in Dry Measure
Good Listener Photography Feb. 2017 16x20
Dialogue Photography Feb 2017 11x14
“Play” Oil on Canvas Children at play; what can we say?
“Recognize They Is You” Acrylic on Canvas 33 1/2” X 37 1/2” The first Sutra of the Aquarian Age is, “Recognize the other person is you.” Yes, we must in order to work it out.
“Arrival” Mixed Media 8” X 8” X 2 1/2” deep A father greets his newborn.
“Forest Dance” Screen Print
“Offering” Mixed Media on Fabric
“Cluck Cluck” 2012 digital photograph
“Buddies” 2015 digital photograph Harry & Dandy talking it over
“A Day at Arlington Cemetery” 2015 digital photograph This image is one from several in a photo essay I did as an attendee and unofficial photographer at this burial ceremony in November 2015.
Listener 18” x 14” Graphite on Paper
Juxtapositions Watercolor and Collage 12" x 12" 2017
Besties 2016 14 x 16 Acrylic
"Fiddling at the Dairy Barn" Digital Photography 11"x14" $125 Two musicians having a conversation with each other and their instruments. I am not sure they were aware they had an audience as their focus was solely on the music.
"Making Music" Digital Photography 11"x14" $125 A privilege to observe the conversation between the artist and the instrument.
"Solo" Digital Photography 14"x11" $125 Music speaks to the soul and so did this performance.
"Fiddling in Fauquier" Digital Photography 11" x 14" $125 No words spoken but plenty of conversation from these talented musicians.
"Which Way Should We Go?" Photography 8" by 10"
The Gift Oil on Canvas Size: 11" x 14" 2017 Sometimes a conversation can involve more than words. It involves a silent act of love and giving as shown by the dad lovingly giving a present to his young daughter. His love is communicated through the simple act of giving.
Vibrant Flowers-RedTulips Oil on canvas 18x18 February 2017
Vibrant Flowers-Cherry Blossoms Oil on canvas 18x18 March 2017
Peaceful Morning Sky photograph 2017
Joy acrylic on canvas 16”x12” 2014 symbols for joy, wisdom, great leadership and power
Balance and Unity flashe and acrylic on canvas 14”x11” 2014
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